Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D5300

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Nikon D5500

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Nikon D5300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,438 ISO
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14 EV
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Color depth
Great color depth
24 bits

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5300.

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$797 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
GPS Has a GPS
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $851 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$379 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$379 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$797 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$462 body only

$397 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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